19 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 180
GBP 300 - GBP 500
Beryl Antonia Yeoman 'Anton' (1912-1970)
'I've done better murders myself'
signed and inscribed 'Anton/I've done better murders myself' (lower left) and further inscribed and dated 'Punch March 28th 1951' (lower right)
black ink and watercolour
5¾ x 8¼ in. (14.6 x 21 cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Anton was the first female member of the Punch Toby Club.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Please note that the description should read After Anton, and not as stated in the catalogue.
Antiquities specialist Hannah Solomon explains why this Apis bull is a cause for excitement among collectors and institutions across the globe
The ‘Godfather of Toy Figures’ invites us into his Hong Kong studio for a peek at his upcoming selling exhibition, presented at Christie’s Hong Kong, 11-27 April